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Mining Field Operation Skill Set

State ID: EAA54

This Mining Field Operations skill set will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to  live, work, and operate in the field.  You'll also cover the safety and communication requirements for employment in the resources sector.

The units included in this skill set are delivered in two groups or clusters:

Mining Safety (2 hours per week)

  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

Mining Field Logistics (5 hours per week)

  • RIIENV201D Identify and assess an environmental and heritage concerns
  • RIIEGS201D Operate in isolated and remote situations
  • RIIEGS302D Plan and undertake field trip
  • RIIENG305D Navigate in remote or trackless areas

To have the best chance of finding a job in the mining industry we recommend that you undertake this skill set concurrently with North Metropolitan TAFE's RII305115-SS-B Geological Assistant skill set.

Please note a compulsory 4-day camp on an exploration site forms part of the requirements for completion of the Mining Field Operations skill set.  

We strongly advise that you obtain a manual driver's licence to increase your employability in the mining industry and also recommend that you complete the two day 4WD driving course North Metropolitan TAFE offers (RII305115-SS-A Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle).  This particular course gives you an introduction to 4WD driving.

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Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

East Perth - On Campus

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Page last updated October 08, 2019